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Instructions for Commissioners of Presqu'ile Regarding Six Nations Treaty

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Document Information
Date July 22, 1794
Author Name Thomas Mifflin (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Andrew Ellicot (primary)
Summary Encloses correspondence with the President and Secretary of War on the proposed treaty with the Six Nations; asks that at least one of the commissioners attend the treaty meeting, to be able to immediately embark upon the surveying of the site if the treaty allows it. Affirms readiness of the soldiers assigned to protect the commissioners in their project.
Document Format Letter Signed
Document Notes addressed to A. Ellicot and Wm. Irvine.
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Related Persons/Groups Andrew Ellicot; William Irvine; Thomas Mifflin; President United States; Secretary of War; Six Nations; treaty commissioners; soldiers; George Washington; Indians; Captain Denny; detachment; commissioners for laying out a town at Presque Isle; ;
Related Places Presque Isle; Pennsylvania; Philadelphia;
Keywords treaty; protection; defense; proceedings; survey; ;
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